• Imagine a Canada where charities work to build more vibrant and prosperous communities.

    That's what we imagine when we Imagine Canada.
  • It’s time to act! It’s time to Stretch! Contact your MP today!

    The Stretch Tax Credit for Charitable Giving can help Canadians give more throughout their lifetime to further shape their communities.
  • How many ways have you been touched by a charity today?

    It may be more than you think.

Calling all charities! It’s time to act! It’s time to Stretch!

The Stretch Tax Credit for Charitable Giving campaign is underway!

Imagine the additional impact charities could have if there was a way to encourage Canadians to increase giving and make it a lifelong habit. If realized, the Stretch can help but we need charities to work together to make it happen by contacting their Member of Parliament!

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contact your MP today!

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Would you know a charity if it hit you in the face? 

We asked students to tell us how they would tell Canadians about the impact of the charitable sector. Their submissions have formed the basis of our A Charity Was Here campaign.


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Guide to Giving

Myth: Examining fundraising and administrative costs is the best way to evaluate a charity.

Truth: There are many considerations when deciding to support a charity. Our Guide to Giving contains practical advice about making giving decisions and explains that responsible and transparent spending is critical when delivering programs and services. Real impact requires real investment.

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Guide to Giving